Wimba, Inc., the leader in web-based collaboration software designed for online education, language learning and live interactive communications, is currently looking for a Senior Java/J2EE Software Architect for our Research & Development team. This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to join a fast-growing company with a track record of success.
This position is located in the New York Office and reports directly to the Chief Technology Officer.
�Project work that enables students and instructors to communicate and collaborate across different institutions using instant messaging, voice over IP as well as a variety of learning tools �Solidify architecture team for Kiwi platform �Assist in the synchronization between development teams in the Sophia Antipolis and New York offices �Provide technical leadership to staff in both the New York and French offices in the field of J2EE architecture, scalability and application security
�4 or more years of experience in J2EE development and/or architecture �Experience in complex data modeling, scalable designs & security �Experience with the following technologies, frameworks and/or projects: oSpring oJSF oMaven 2 oHibernate oTomcat oJBoss �Experience with e-learning applications, content management systems and instant messaging a plus �English fluency; French a plus �BS or MS education level in Computer Science �Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Wimba is a company focused on education and dedicated to the principle that people learn more when they are drawn closer together. Our collaborative software applications for the online education market enable institutions to bridge technology and pedagogy by supplementing course management systems with many of the proven disciplines of in-person learning environments. Wimba's intuitive solutions enable educators and students to quickly and easily teach and learn live online, engage in live chat and instant message exchanges, benefit from oral content being added to text-based course content, and more. Compensation is competitive and includes stock options.
Wimba is a dynamic, entrepreneurial organization that is always looking for high caliber people. We offer competitive salaries, stock options and a full benefit package as well as provide a fun work environment!